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Old May 10, 2013, 08:56 PM   #9
Bishop Creek
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My Pietta "Shooters Model" Pietta Remington has a dove tailed front sight, all my other models do not. I really like the feel of a Remington in my hand and prefer shooting it to any other black powder revolvers that I own including 2nd Gen and Signatures Series Colt 1860 Armys, an 1851 Colt Navy, and a 2nd Gen 1862 Colt Police, though I will admit the 1860 Colt is a natural pointer.

Historically, due to the its solid frame and ease of conversion, the first large caliber cartridge revolver ever made was a converted 1863 model Remington (we call 'em 1858s) in .46 cal. made in 1869.
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